Politico editor defends running Cheney's statements

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Chris Matthews criticizes Politico for giving Dick Cheney "his own news conduit" and for printing his "crap," but editor John Harris (left) says the ex-veep's remarks are newsworthy. "In fact, it seemed to me that the people who found Cheney's comments most objectionable were the ones who found them most newsworthy," he tells Greg Sargent.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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